Adult Swim Grabs VIZ’s Kekkaishi Anime

Adult Swim has picked up from VIZ Media the rights to air 52 episodes of the popular anime series Kekkaishi. The series, which debuts on the network May 29, is based on the manga by ... Continue Reading →

Gregg to Oversee Original Content at Teletoon

Alan Gregg has joined Teletoon Canada as its director of original content, effective April 19. Gregg will oversee development and production for Teletoons English and French networks ... Continue Reading →

Pegbar Sets Dublin Animation Event

Pegbar is hosting a special networking event for animators April 9 at the Sugar Club in Dublin, Ireland. The event will feature as guest speakers: ‘ Andrew Kavanagh, director ... Continue Reading →

CN Goes All in With Marathon’s Spies and Spiez

Cartoon Network has acquired broadcast rights to three Marathon Media properties: the fifth season of Totally Spies!, Totally Spies! The Movie and a new series called Amazing Spiez. The ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Renews Order for Jungle Junction

Disney Channel has ordered a second season of Jungle Junction, an animated series for preschoolers produced by Spider-Eye Animation in the United Kingdom. The 26 new episodes that comprise ... Continue Reading →

Monster Debuts Indian Fables at MIP

Indian Fables, a new 3D CG animated series from Accel Animation Studios, will debut at MIP-TV courtesy of Monster Distributes. The series, for children 3-8, is available in high-definition ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Co-Founder Launches South Africa Animation School

Aardman Animation co-founder David Sproxton has opened a public animation school in South Africa in a township outside the city of Cape Town, reports The Guardian. The school at False ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Key to Making of Tower-Extending Discordia

Fans of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series have been thrilled with the chance to delve further into this world through the online Discordia game on the author’s web site. The ... Continue Reading →

Squeakquel Comes Home, Beauty and Beast Upgrade Announced

The Squeakquel is in the house. The CG animation/live-action hybrid hit Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (Fox $29.98 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack) arrives on home video ... Continue Reading →

PGS Spills I.N.K. Into Major Markets

France-based distributor PGS Entertainment has sold the Samka animated series I.N.K.: Invisible Network of Kids into major markets in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The series’ ... Continue Reading →